Running Down a List of Bill Clinton’s Blunders, Fox News Makes One Themselves

In advance of his speech at the DNC Tuesday night, Fox News devoted a segment to cataloguing a list of Bill Clinton‘s blunders and, in doing so, made a large one themselves.

Mistaking “gaff” for “gaffe,” the segment’s producers effectively accused the 42nd president of having a number of massive barbed spears designed for the purpose of hooking and capturing large fish.

Whereas “gaff” refers to these handy fishing implements, “gaffe” means blunder, error, or mistake — as illustrated by the screengrab below:


Sam Reisman (@thericeman) is a staff editor at Mediaite.

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